Add Multiple Authors to a Document
The author line is the only way to assign more than one author to a document for display in the byline. Additionally, only the HTML 5 and Docbook converters can convert documents with multiple authors.
The information for each author is concluded with a semicolon (
= Document Title firstname middlename lastname <email>; firstname middlename lastname <email>
Directly after each author’s last name or optional email, enter a semicolon (
;) followed by a blank space, and then enter the next author’s information.
The author line in Example 2 lists the information for three authors.
Each author’s information is separated by a semicolon (
Notice that the author B. Steppenwolf doesn’t have an email, so the semicolon is placed at the end of their name.
= The Intrepid Chronicles Kismet R. Lee <firstname.lastname@example.org>; B. Steppenwolf; Pax Draeke <email@example.com>
The result of Example 2 is displayed below.
The information for each author can also be referenced in the document using their respective built-in attribute.